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101 terms
World Cultures Mid-Term
Alexander the Great
epicureanism
empiricist
Socrates
son of Philip II of Macedon; conquest of Persian Empire
Hellenistic philosophy; pursuit of mental pleasure; avoidance…
school of Hellenistic Greek medical researchers
1/3 great philosophers; executed for "corrupting" youth
Alexander the Great
son of Philip II of Macedon; conquest of Persian Empire
epicureanism
Hellenistic philosophy; pursuit of mental pleasure; avoidance…
42 terms
World Cultures
When did the first man appear and where?
What do we call the accidental scatter…
What allows civilization?
What was the world's first civilizatio…
The first man appeared in the Stone Age about 4 million years…
The Neolithic Revolution.
Advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, r…
The civilization of "Ur" was located in the nation of Sumer.
When did the first man appear and where?
The first man appeared in the Stone Age about 4 million years…
What do we call the accidental scatter…
The Neolithic Revolution.
World cultures
Hindu caste system
slums
where are slums
describe slums
the caste system is how people are treated in india. ... 5 disti…
Poor run down urban neighborhoods. extremely densely populate…
Mainly in city's where there is a very great population of pe…
In very bad conditions no sewer system not a lot of latrines…
Hindu caste system
the caste system is how people are treated in india. ... 5 disti…
slums
Poor run down urban neighborhoods. extremely densely populate…
World Cultures: Elements of Culture
Diffusion
Gross domestic product
Unemployment rate
Monotheism
Movement of customs and ideas from one place to another
Total value of goods and services for one nation in a year
The amount of people unemployed in an area or year
Belief in one God
Diffusion
Movement of customs and ideas from one place to another
Gross domestic product
Total value of goods and services for one nation in a year
World Cultures vocabulary words
Nuclear family
Extended family
Matriarchal family
Patriarchal family
A family that has a husband wife and children
A family like the nuclear family but with Aunts, Uncles grand…
A family that has the oldest female in charge
A family that has the eldest male in charge
Nuclear family
A family that has a husband wife and children
Extended family
A family like the nuclear family but with Aunts, Uncles grand…
240 terms
World Cultures Midterm
culture
folkways
mores
stereotyping
the common ways of thinking and behavior developed by humans…
common pattern of behavior, no punishment, "it's nice to"
preferred pattern of behavior, some punishment, "you should"
believing that all people or things with a particular charact…
culture
the common ways of thinking and behavior developed by humans…
folkways
common pattern of behavior, no punishment, "it's nice to"
50 terms
World Cultures Final
Culture
Rite of Passage
Ritual
History
The set of beliefs, values, customs, and practices of people…
A ritual event that marks a person's progress from one status…
A set of actions often thought to have symbolic value; often…
Record of the past
Culture
The set of beliefs, values, customs, and practices of people…
Rite of Passage
A ritual event that marks a person's progress from one status…
39 terms
World Cultures Final
5 Good Emperors
What was Alexander the Great a king of?
When was he born?
When did he die?
Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antonius Pius, Marcus Aurellius
Ancient Greek Kingdom, Macedon
July 356 BC, in Pella Greece.
June 323 BC, in Babylon
5 Good Emperors
Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, Antonius Pius, Marcus Aurellius
What was Alexander the Great a king of?
Ancient Greek Kingdom, Macedon
World Cultures Test
600-1000
Kings and Nobles
Knights, Vassals, Lords, and Peasants
Religious
What time period did the medieval times happen in?
Europe's people were ruled by what?
What are the medieval social classes?
What is more superior, the political or religious leader?
600-1000
What time period did the medieval times happen in?
Kings and Nobles
Europe's people were ruled by what?
19 terms
World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 8
LESSON 1, vocabulary
Arctic
Scandinavia
Industrial Revolution
...
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
The five countries of northern Europe: Norway, Sweden, Finlan…
A nonviolent change in the late 1700's that included a great…
LESSON 1, vocabulary
...
Arctic
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
38 terms
world cultures-culture test
two categories of culture
heredity
civilization
all _____ in all ____ have _____
material and non-material
transmission of characteristic offspring
level of cultural development
people place culture
two categories of culture
material and non-material
heredity
transmission of characteristic offspring
11 terms
Cultures of the World
culture
cultural landscape
civilization
institution
The way of life of a people, including beliefs and practices
The parts of a people's environment that they have shaped and…
An advanced culture with cities and a system of writing
A custom or organization with social, educational, or religio…
culture
The way of life of a people, including beliefs and practices
cultural landscape
The parts of a people's environment that they have shaped and…
34 terms
World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 2
technology
global village
tradition
interdependent countries
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
an idea, belief, or custom that people pass down to their dec…
countries that depend on, or need, each other; or affect each…
technology
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
global village
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
40 terms
World Cultures-Culture Test
culture
nuclear family
extended family
patriarchal
the different beliefs, customs, and way of life of a specific…
most important unit, immediate family, industrialized societies
multigenerational, grandparents, parents, children in same pl…
oldest male excersizes authority
culture
the different beliefs, customs, and way of life of a specific…
nuclear family
most important unit, immediate family, industrialized societies
28 terms
World Geography and Cultures Chapter 5
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Isthmus
Valley of Mexico
plate tectonics
...
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
A stretch of lowlands between mountains
The belief that there is slow movement of Earth's plates.
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
World Cultures Vocabulary
Geography
Rural
Urban
Urbanization
Land, water, plants, animals, and people
Country
City
Movement of people from villages and farms to cities
Geography
Land, water, plants, animals, and people
Rural
Country
World Cultures Final
Africa
North America
South America
Asia
Nigeria is located here
Canada, USA, Mexico
Brazil is the largest country on this continent
The Yangtze river is located here
Africa
Nigeria is located here
North America
Canada, USA, Mexico
129 terms
Culp World Cultures Spring Key Terms
Confucianism
Daoism
Buddhism
Sun Yat-sen
The system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by…
philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu a…
the teaching of Buddha that life is permeated with suffering…
Chinese nationalist revolutionary, founder and leader of the…
Confucianism
The system of ethics, education, and statesmanship taught by…
Daoism
philosophical system developed by of Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu a…
17 terms
World cultures
Homer
Trojan war
Illiad
Odyssey
Author of Iliad and the Odyssey believed to be one of the fir…
A war waged between the Greeks and the city of Troy
Homers epic poem about the Trojan war
Second poem About Odysseus
Homer
Author of Iliad and the Odyssey believed to be one of the fir…
Trojan war
A war waged between the Greeks and the city of Troy
Cultures of the world
Culture
Technology
Nuclear Family
Extended Family
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other way o…
Tools and the skills that people need to use them; the practi…
A family that includes parents and children.
A family unit that may include parents, children, grandparent…
Culture
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other way o…
Technology
Tools and the skills that people need to use them; the practi…
103 terms
2016 ADVANCED WORLD CULTURES review
What was the major goal of Stalin's Fi…
What did Karl Marx believe would be th…
"It has impoverished the dumb millions…
A belief of animism is that
Encourage rapid industrialization
All the evils of industrial society would disappear
British imperialism in India
Spirits of nature inhabit all living and nonliving objects
What was the major goal of Stalin's Fi…
Encourage rapid industrialization
What did Karl Marx believe would be th…
All the evils of industrial society would disappear
39 terms
World Culture
Renaissance.
Roman Catholic/Christianity.
Petrarch.
Machiavelli.
Explosion of creativity in Europe marked by a revival of clas…
Main religion of Europe.
Writer who was famous for creating Sonnets- or 14 line poems.
Writer who was famous for his book "The Prince" which examine…
Renaissance.
Explosion of creativity in Europe marked by a revival of clas…
Roman Catholic/Christianity.
Main religion of Europe.
World Cultures quiz
Columbus
Vasco de Gama
Zheng ha
Line of Demarcation
Don Christopher Columbus was a Spanish sailor who was sent by…
Vasco de Gama was a Portuguese Christian explorer who aimed t…
Zheng He was a Chinese muslim and admiral, he led 7 voyages t…
On May 4th 1493, Spanish born Pope Alexander VI set up the li…
Columbus
Don Christopher Columbus was a Spanish sailor who was sent by…
Vasco de Gama
Vasco de Gama was a Portuguese Christian explorer who aimed t…
18 terms
World Cultures: India
the belief that a person can be born a…
the sacred books of Hinduism
seasonal winds of the Indian Ocean
the side of the mountain that is usual…
reincarnation
Vedas
monsoon
leeward
the belief that a person can be born a…
reincarnation
the sacred books of Hinduism
Vedas
12 terms
World Cultures Chapter 9
chinampas
Maya
syncretism
urbanization
floating farming islands made by the Aztec
This American civilization is most famous for its many pyrami…
The unification or blending of opposing people, ideas, or pra…
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
chinampas
floating farming islands made by the Aztec
Maya
This American civilization is most famous for its many pyrami…
13 terms
World cultures study guide
tundra
permafrost
totalitarian
propaganda
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and Nor…
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen througho…
of or relating to a system of government that is centralized…
Ideas spread to influence public opinion
tundra
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and Nor…
permafrost
a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen througho…
World Cultures
race
culture
Ethnicity
nation
a system of classifying people based on various similarities…
all learned thought and behavior, and all the concrete and ab…
a group based on a common national or cultural tradition
a people
race
a system of classifying people based on various similarities…
culture
all learned thought and behavior, and all the concrete and ab…
20 terms
Ch 1 World Cultures
Location
Place
Movement
Human-Environmental Interaction
where is it at?
What is it like when you get there?
people and ideas get around
what do people do to the environment? What does the environme…
Location
where is it at?
Place
What is it like when you get there?
15 terms
8. The Industrial Revolution (HDHS World Cultures)
British Agricultural Revolution
Jethro Tull
Charles Turnips Townshend
Domestic System
The ____ was a series of innovations in farm production that…
___ experimented in farm production and financed his experime…
___ invented the Norfolk Four Field System. He increased agri…
The ____ is a term for an economic system in which the househ…
British Agricultural Revolution
The ____ was a series of innovations in farm production that…
Jethro Tull
___ experimented in farm production and financed his experime…
25 terms
World Cultures Unit 2
archipelago
basin
canal
delta
a group or chain of islands
a dense, tropical rainforest near the equator that receives a…
a man-made water way
often triangle shaped, flat, low, watery land built up from s…
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
basin
a dense, tropical rainforest near the equator that receives a…
10 terms
World Cultures Regions
United States and Canada
Latin America
Sub Saharan Africa
Europe
1) Establishment of British Colonies... 2) Democratically electe…
1) Primarily Spanish Colonies... 2) Common languages(Spanish and…
1) Divided into tribal groups... 2) Common heritage influenced b…
1) Shares a common heritage influenced by Greek and Roman... 2)…
United States and Canada
1) Establishment of British Colonies... 2) Democratically electe…
Latin America
1) Primarily Spanish Colonies... 2) Common languages(Spanish and…
25 terms
Cultures of the World
culture
cultural traits
technology
cultural ... landscape
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other ways…
A behavioral characteristic of a people, such as a language,…
Tools and the skills that people need to use them, the practi…
A landscape that has been changed by human beings and that re…
culture
Language, religious beliefs, values, customs, and other ways…
cultural traits
A behavioral characteristic of a people, such as a language,…
33 terms
World Cultures Final
Factors of Climate
Ways Culture can change
Innovation
diffusion
wind currents, elevation, zone of latitude, large body of wat…
diffusion, innovation, acculturation
A new idea
the spread of ideas
Factors of Climate
wind currents, elevation, zone of latitude, large body of wat…
Ways Culture can change
diffusion, innovation, acculturation
Cultures Around the World
Country: China
Country: Japan
Country: North and South Korea
Country: Vietnam
Eastern Culture (country)
Eastern Culture (country)
Eastern Culture (country)
Eastern Culture (country)
Country: China
Eastern Culture (country)
Country: Japan
Eastern Culture (country)
WORLD CULTURES
Cultural Revolution in China/Results
Chinese Red Guards
Communism- theory vs. practice
Four Modernizations in China
-effort to renew the revolutionary spirit/destroy capitalisti…
chinese students/workers that supported Mao- student militia…
theory: wealth is equal... practice: not all equal, classless so…
-modernize agriculture... -expand industry... -develop science/tech…
Cultural Revolution in China/Results
-effort to renew the revolutionary spirit/destroy capitalisti…
Chinese Red Guards
chinese students/workers that supported Mao- student militia…
World Cultures Chapter 10
William I
William II
Bismark
2nd reich
- took title of Kaiser ... - led Germany into 2nd Reich
- asked for Bismark to resign as Chancellor... - believed in Div…
- Chancellor of Prussia... - ruled with "blood and iron"
- leaders of German states urged William I of Prussia to take…
William I
- took title of Kaiser ... - led Germany into 2nd Reich
William II
- asked for Bismark to resign as Chancellor... - believed in Div…
33 terms
World Culture
Monotheism
Judaism
Christianity
Islam
the belief in one god.
the oldest of the 3 religions originating in the Middle East.…
World's largest religion. (Jesus/God, Bible, Church, Resurrec…
Muslims, Mohammad/Allah, Quran, Temple, Mecca, 5 Pillars of F…
Monotheism
the belief in one god.
Judaism
the oldest of the 3 religions originating in the Middle East.…
44 terms
World Cultures Final Vocabulary
Location
Place
Human-Environment Interaction
Movement
-Absolute: The exact location of a place. Geographers use lat…
The physical and human characteristics of a location. Physica…
How humans and the enviornment affect each other.
The study of movement of people, goods, and ideas from one pl…
Location
-Absolute: The exact location of a place. Geographers use lat…
Place
The physical and human characteristics of a location. Physica…
72 terms
World Cultures Final 2015
penal colony
market economy
suffrage
geothermal energy
What was the first colony in Australia founded as?
An economy in which decisions about production and consumptio…
Australia and New Zealand were leaders in granting __________…
New Zealand has emphasized ___________ because of its lack of…
penal colony
What was the first colony in Australia founded as?
market economy
An economy in which decisions about production and consumptio…
World cultures
First Punic war
Pax Romana
Julian calendar
Aeneid
When Rome defeated Carthage
Roman piece
It had 12 months, 365 days, and a leap year.
Epic poem written by Virgil that tells the story of a Trojan…
First Punic war
When Rome defeated Carthage
Pax Romana
Roman piece
11 terms
Cultures of the World
acculturation
civilization
cultural diffusion
cultural landscape
the process of accepting new ideas and fitting them into a cu…
an advanced culture with cities and a system of writing
the movement of customs and ideas
the parts of a people's environment that they have shaped and…
acculturation
the process of accepting new ideas and fitting them into a cu…
civilization
an advanced culture with cities and a system of writing
46 terms
World cultures
What is the meaing of mesopotamia
What was the year of mesopotamia
What were the two river names in Mesop…
What is the modern day country of Meso…
Land between two rivers
5300 BC
Tigris and Euphrates
Iraq
What is the meaing of mesopotamia
Land between two rivers
What was the year of mesopotamia
5300 BC
13 terms
World Cultures Europe Vocabulary (1)
Cold War
European Union
GDP (Gross Domestic Product)
Literacy
A time of non-violent conflict between the United States and…
An economic and political organization in Europe with 28 memb…
The value of all the goods and production in an economy for a…
The ability to read and write; countries generally measure it…
Cold War
A time of non-violent conflict between the United States and…
European Union
An economic and political organization in Europe with 28 memb…
World Cultures Sumer
as farming methods were being perfected
slash and burn method
irrigation
new farming technologies (3)
population increased
open field created with open fertile fields
system of canals dig to bring water to farms which made it ea…
sickle, hoe, plow stick
as farming methods were being perfected
population increased
slash and burn method
open field created with open fertile fields
42 terms
World Cultures Test 1
When did the first man appear and where?
What do we call the accidental scatter…
What allows civilization?
What was the world's first civilizatio…
The first man appeared in the Stone Age about 4 million years…
The Neolithic Revolution.
Advanced cities, specialized workers, complex institutions, r…
The civilization of "Ur" was located in the nation of Sumer.
When did the first man appear and where?
The first man appeared in the Stone Age about 4 million years…
What do we call the accidental scatter…
The Neolithic Revolution.
Culture and Identity World Cultures
Identity
Culture
Nationality
Ethnicity
Understanding of who a person is
A way of life, shared by a group
Culture based on citizenship
Culture based on ancestry
Identity
Understanding of who a person is
Culture
A way of life, shared by a group
World Cultures
Racism
Sustainability
culture
culture shock
The prejudice or discrimination based on the belief that race…
Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the abi…
The beliefs, values behavior and material objects that define…
Personal disorientation that accompanies exposure to an unfam…
Racism
The prejudice or discrimination based on the belief that race…
Sustainability
Meeting the needs of the present without compromising the abi…
65 terms
World cultures renaissance
Da Vinci
Michelangelo
Machiavelli
Gutenburg
Greatest painter of the Renaissance, "the master"
The greatest sculpture of the Renaissance; nickname "the divi…
Wrote "the prince", liars and decievers, feared
Invented the printing press
Da Vinci
Greatest painter of the Renaissance, "the master"
Michelangelo
The greatest sculpture of the Renaissance; nickname "the divi…
world cultures study guide
Spices
Prince Henry
Astrolabe
Caravel
What did Europeans want from Asia?
The navigator
adapted for finding latitude and telling time
a new,lighter,faster ship that could go longer distances
Spices
What did Europeans want from Asia?
Prince Henry
The navigator
World Cultures Exam Vocabulary
Paleolithic Age
Artifacts
Mitochondrial DNA
Africa
The Age when people were nomadic
Objects made by people
Located in the cell, this chemical substance enables scientis…
Place where scientists believe all human beings began
Paleolithic Age
The Age when people were nomadic
Artifacts
Objects made by people
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